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Joe Biden Compares Supporters of Due Process on Campus to Charlottesville Nazis

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Posted by    Friday, September 15, 2017 at 7:30am 9/15/2017 at 7:30am

If Joe Biden runs for president in 2020, this will come back to haunt him. Count on it.

The College Fix reports:

Joe Biden compares supporters of due process to ‘Nazis’ who marched in Charlottesville

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’s* recent announcement that her department will revise Title IX enforcement practices led one angry former...

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Ben Shapiro Speaks at Berkeley Amid Massive Security and Protests

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Posted by    Friday, September 15, 2017 at 7:00am 9/15/2017 at 7:00am
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Ben Shapiro spoke at UC Berkeley last night and to look at the campus prior to his arrival, you might have thought President Trump was coming to speak. There was a massive security presence and left wing students came out to protest.

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Reed College Students Protest Western Civ Program as ‘Eurocentric’

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Posted by    Thursday, September 14, 2017 at 2:30pm 9/14/2017 at 2:30pm
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Reed College might as well be a sister school to Evergreen State College. They’re both in the liberal northwest and they both lean to the far left.

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Termination of Pro-Israel Professor Being Investigated at U. Maryland

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Posted by    Thursday, September 14, 2017 at 1:30pm 9/14/2017 at 1:30pm
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There is a very real anti-Israel bias in American academia. It’s good that this case is being looked into.

The Washington Free Beacon reported:

U. Maryland Investigating Termination of Pro-Israel Professor

The non-renewal of a longtime University of Maryland professor’s contract is being investigated by the school’s Office of Civil Rights and Sexual Misconduct...

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Syracuse U. Makes Diversity a New Priority in School Library

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Posted by    Thursday, September 14, 2017 at 10:30am 9/14/2017 at 10:30am

Libraries in higher ed are on the social justice radar lately, so this comes as no surprise.

The College Fix reports:

Syracuse becomes latest college to make diversity a priority for its library

In an effort to increase its advocacy for the disabled and other minority groups on campus, Syracuse University has added an...

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Harvard Paying Students to Educate Others on Diversity and Inclusion

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Posted by    Thursday, September 14, 2017 at 7:30am 9/14/2017 at 7:30am
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This is a new trend. A similar thing is happening at Bryn Mawr College.

The Daily Caller reports:

Harvard To Pay Students To Educate Others About Diversity

Harvard University will pay students $11 dollars an hour to educate their peers about diversity and inclusion this fall.

Wednesday is the last day students can apply to...

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Left Wing “Anti-War” Banner Causes Outrage at Amherst College on 9/11

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Posted by    Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at 1:30pm 9/13/2017 at 1:30pm

The school wouldn’t take it down because they’re committed to free speech. Have you noticed the left’s free speech rights are always protected?

The Boston Herald reports:

Anti-war banner at Amherst College sparks 9/11 outrage

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Assumption College Cancels Charles Murray Speech Over Threat of Antifa Violence

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Posted by    Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at 10:30am 9/13/2017 at 10:30am
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Antifa doesn’t even have to show up to shut down free speech anymore. The fear of their arrival is enough now.

Campus Reform reports:

College cancels Charles Murray over ‘mere threat’ of Antifa

Controversial economist and author Charles Murray was recently dis...

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ESPN Determined to Kill its Brand With Left Wing Politics

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Posted by    Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at 8:30am 9/13/2017 at 8:30am
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The leadership at ESPN seems to think it can change the way people think by injecting left wing politics into its coverage of professional sports. Instead, they are alienating sports fans, many of whom are conservatives, and destroying their brand at the same time.

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Steve Bannon to Speak at UC Berkeley During Free Speech Week

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Posted by    Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at 7:30am 9/13/2017 at 7:30am
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It’ll be fascinating to see how certain members of the student body react to this.

The Los Angeles Times reports:

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U. Baltimore Students Protest Choice of Betsy DeVos as Fall Commencement Speaker

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Posted by    Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 1:30pm 9/12/2017 at 1:30pm
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You have to give DeVos credit for putting herself out there so often. She has to know this is going to happen.

The Baltimore Sun reports:

University of Baltimore students protest Betsy DeVos as fall commencement speaker

University of Baltimore president Kurt Schmoke defended his decision...

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Left Wing Agitators at Berkeley Call Ben Shapiro a White Supremacist

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Posted by    Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 10:30am 9/12/2017 at 10:30am
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This just goes to show that left wingers often don’t even know the subject of their protest.

The Daily Caller reports:

Berkeley Agitators Say Orthodox Jew Ben Shapiro Is A ‘White Supremacist’

Left-wing agitators have falsely labeled conservative commentator Ben Shapiro a “white supremacist,” in an apparent attempt to inflame tensions ahead of Shapiro’s...

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Judge Orders Investigation of Clinton Lawyers Over Deleted Emails

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Posted by    Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 10:00am 9/12/2017 at 10:00am

Hillary Clinton would probably like everyone to forget about her email scandal but she’s not out of the woods yet. There are still many unanswered questions. A Maryland judge has ordered an investigation of her lawyers connected to the deletion of emails.

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Cleveland State Washes Away Group’s Chalk Memorial to 9/11

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Posted by    Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 7:30am 9/12/2017 at 7:30am
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The school claimed that chalkings aren’t allowed on campus. It’s still maddening.

The College Fix reported:

Public university washes away conservative group’s 9/11 chalk memorial

Like many, Cleveland State University’s Turning Point USA chapter wanted to recognize the 16th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. So members of the pro-capitalist student group...

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Panel at Brown University Convinced White Supremacy is Everywhere

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Posted by    Monday, September 11, 2017 at 1:30pm 9/11/2017 at 1:30pm
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Progressives don’t want racism to end. They wouldn’t have a purpose in life if it did.

The College Fix reports:

Brown University panel: White supremacy is NOT a ‘marginal, leftover fringe ideology’

Wednesday evening played host to yet another post-Charlottesville academic confab, this time at Brown University where “contextualized issues” surrounding the tragedy...

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Maryland Democrat Crafting Bill to Stop ‘Hate Speech’ on Campus

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Posted by    Monday, September 11, 2017 at 10:30am 9/11/2017 at 10:30am
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Who gets to define what counts as hate speech? I’m guessing it’s Brown and people who agree with him.

Red Alert Politics reports:

Banning “not acceptable” speech: Rep. Brown to introduce CAMPUS HATE Crimes Act

Maryland Congressman Anthony Brown announced last week a bill he plans to introduce that, if enacted, would seek to...

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Profs Get $600K Award from NEA to Create Social Justice Courses

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Posted by    Monday, September 11, 2017 at 7:30am 9/11/2017 at 7:30am

The professors are both from the University of Southern Maine and will use the money to create free social justice programs.

Campus Reform reports:

NEA awards profs $600K for ‘social justice education’ courses

Two University of Sou...

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